Can we trade our Mayor for Councillor Sue Uteck?
Taxes are going to dictate where people are going to live. There’s no tax holiday, there’s no incentive to build in the downtown where it’s the most expensive per square foot,” she said Thursday. [more]
Imagine that. Someone who has figured out that if you want people to build and buy houses in Wolfville rather than the surrounding farmland you lower taxes in the target area. Duh.
While urban areas are much more expensive for developers and residents, they’re more cost-effective for the municipality.
Wolfville could start by removing the Deed Transfer tax.